Archive for June 2018

Who Went to Puerto Rican Fest???

Who Went to Puerto Rican Fest???
Full disclosure:  This was my first time attending Puerto Rican Fest in any capacity.  Also, I was not at the festival in a purely enjoyment role…I was there for professional purposes.  However, I found adequate time to take in all that the festival was. I will readily admit that I’m ashamed that this was my... Read more »

Strides For Peace, Spring Awakening, and UFC 225!!!

Strides For Peace, Spring Awakening, and UFC 225!!!
First things first… I didn’t quit!!! I wanted to quit, could’ve quit…but I didn’t quit. So as I mentioned in my previous blog, I ran the 5K for the Strides for Peace Race Against Gun Violence… …And I didn’t quit. This was my first time running in 2 years…since I ran Strides for Peace in... Read more »

Are You Going To Strides For Peace?

Are You Going To Strides For Peace?
Do you think about Chicago violence? Do you talk about Chicago violence? If either of those answers is yes, then the only place you should be Thursday night is Grant Park, for the Strides for Peace “Race Against Gun Violence”. I don’t intend to sound mean, but I will say it to all of you as... Read more »
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The Flava of Chicago

The Flava of Chicago
Ahhh…the beginning of summer. I feel like this is the season where Chicago truly comes alive. Don’t get me wrong, I love all the seasons here in Chicago, and yes, that includes Winter. Quick break for this brief PSA: Stop complaining about the weather unless you have a diagnosed ailment. Deal with it! Anyway, as... Read more »